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Use of Information Technologies to Improve Access to Information in E-Learning Systems

  • Tetiana Hryhorova
  • Oleksandr Moskalenko
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 836)

Abstract

Various forms of training use e-learning systems. Existing e-learning systems do not have the ability to find information quickly in all the training courses that have been downloaded, which limits access to the information provided. Several commonly used search engines were researched to access the possibility of using them for efficient access to all materials presented in the e-learning system. Two e-learning systems EFront and Moodle were considered in terms of organization of the database structure. The EFront system is based on the database with clustered indices, and it was chosen for testing search engines. Use of an additional programming module connected to EFront system is proposed. This module would allow a full-text search of the information needed. During the research, two modules of full-text searching were considered. The Sphinx technology was selected as the most efficient one. Thus, the proposed solutions made it possible to expand the students’ ability to access the necessary educational information.

Keywords

e-learning systems Database structure Full-text search 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Kremenchuk Mykhailo Ostohradskyi National UniversityKremenchukUkraine

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